DIY 2020 – Stacy Makishi: Live Art Social (distance) Club

Social life marooned like Tom Hanks in Castaway? Don’t befriend a volleyball, get social at Stacy Makishi’s Live Art Social (distance) Club! This DIY is run in partnership with LADA. About the workshop Live Art Social Club is all about connection. Connection is that oxytocin-rich-‘energy shake’ shared between people when they feel seen, heard, and… Continue Reading

Ideas Test Coronavirus Statement (24/03/20)

Following the Government advice about Coronavirus, Ideas Test has temporarily suspended all our face-to-face activities.  UPDATE: 24/03/2020 Due to the UK Government announcement on restrictions on travel, we are unable to use our regular phone number. If you need to contact us please use our email or through direct messaging on social media (see… Continue Reading

Playing a part in Operation Black Antler’s Community Cast

Ahead of the launch of Operation Black Antler in Chatham on Thursday 23 June, we spoke to one of the Community Cast, Rosie James about how she’s finding being part of such a pioneering production. Ideas Test: How have you found the rehearsal process so far? RJ: I have really enjoyed the rehearsal process so… Continue Reading

Operation Black Antler needs you!

Exciting Opportunity to Take Part in Production from BAFTA Award-Winning Artists Group! You might have heard about our latest exciting opportunity to be part of the cast for a site-specific immersive theatre production coming to Medway. Ideas Test has co-commissioned BAFTA award winning Blast Theory and celebrated immersive theatre company Hydrocracker to collaborate in a new… Continue Reading

Film Screening @No.34

We’ve teamed up with local film buffs Swale Film Society for a monthly film series at No.34. Our first screening is Me and Earl and The Dying Girl (2015) Dir. Alfonso Gomez – an uplifting film with life affirming creativity at it’s heart. A film selected to reflect the BBC Get Creative campaign – A celebration of the world-class arts, culture… Continue Reading

BBC Get Creative Day @No.34

2 April, 11am – 3pm @ No.34 BBC Get Creative Day is a day dedicated to celebrating creativity – whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist it’s all about taking part in the creative activity that you enjoy.  Ideas Test has teamed up with Wide Eyed Theatre who invite you to a story exchange on 2 April…. Continue Reading

1915: Trench Art Wood Workshop

February 18th & 19th @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Join artist Sigi Markus to make your own WW1 inspired piece of trench art! This free workshop is aimed at young people, but everyone is welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Book your place by contacting Ideas Test by email or by calling 07713… Continue Reading